Login or register  
<-- Previous EpisodeNext Episode -->

Dallas: J.R.'s Masterpiece

The Ewings are forced to put aside their differences when J.R. Ewing is found killed. The family and old friends come together to mourn, leading to a shocking revelation that changes everything.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x8
Production Number: 2M6158
Airdate: Monday March 11th, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

CA (bravo) Mar 11, 2013
UK (Channel 5) Mar 19, 2013
AU (Nine Network) Jan 15, 2014
NZ (ONE) Sep 03, 2014

  • Currently 9.1/10
9.1/10 (7 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Castulo Guerra
As Carlos Del Sol
Charlene Tilton
As Lucy Ewing Cooper
Ken Kercheval
As Cliff Barnes
Kevin Page
As Steve "Bum" Jones
Marlene Forte
As Carmen Ramos
Steve Kanaly
As Ray Krebbs
Ted Shackelford
As Gary Ewing
Alan Ackles
As Guest 2
Cathy Podewell
As Cally Harper
Deborah Shelton
As Mandy Winger
Hugo Perez
As Doctor Garcia
Jerry Jones
As Himself
Jim White (1)
As Guest 1
Kate Del Castillo
As Sergeant Ruiz
Linda Leonard
As Guest 3
Mark Cuban
As Himself
Mark Dalton
As Drunken Guest
Mike Rawlings
As Himself
Tony Sears
As George Gilchriest
Main Cast
Jesse Metcalfe
As Christopher Ewing
Josh Henderson
As John Ross Ewing III
Jordana Brewster
As Elena Ramos
Julie Gonzalo
As Pamela Rebecca Ewing
Brenda Strong
As Ann Ewing
Mitch Pileggi
As Harris Ryland
Emma Bell
As Emma Judith Ryland
Patrick Duffy
As Robert 'Bobby' Ewing
Linda Gray
As Sue Ellen Ewing
Kuno Becker
As Drew Ramos


The episode begins and a stunned Ewing family helicopters to Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. They are told by Marisa Ruiz, with the federal police, that JR arrived from Abu Dhabi two nights ago. The authorities feel he was shot during of a robbery, and none of them can understand what JR was doing in Mexico. The customs declaration listed the reason for JR's visit as quail hunting. The family is taken to Hotel Colon, which Sue Ellen immediately sees as not up to JR's standards. Bobby isn't ready to believe JR is really dead, and John Ross asks to see the body. ..

Read the full recap
Other Episode Crew

CreatorDavid Jacobs (1)
DeveloperCynthia Cidre
Executive ProducerCynthia Cidre  |  Robert Rovner  |  Michael M. Robin
Co-Executive ProducerBruce Rasmussen
Supervising ProducerTaylor Hamra
ProducerKen Topolsky
Co-ProducerGail Gilchriest  |  Bryan J Raber
Consulting ProducerJohn Whelpley
Production DesignerRichard Berg
EditorMark Strand
CastingPatrick Rush
First Assistant DirectorDaniel Shaw
MusicRob Cairns
Music EditorJeff Charbonneau
Costume DesignerRachel Sage Kunin
HairstylistMelissa A. Yonkey
Director of PhotographyRodney Charters
Story EditorAaron Allen
Makeup ArtistFrieda Valenzuela
Main Title Theme Composed ByJerrold Immel
Warning: Dallas season 2 episode 8 guide may contain spoilers
Recent news

Channel 4 Commissions Drama-Doc, 'Cyber Bully' - Starring 'Game of Thrones' Actress, Maisie Williams

Channel 4 has commissioned a new drama-doc, ‘Cyber Bully’. Casey..

EastEnders Cast Maria Friedman as Elaine Peacock, Linda Carter's Mother

Maria Friedman will be guest starring in ‘Eastenders’ later this..

NBC Rebooting 'Problem Child'

    In yet another example of Hollywood's lack of original ideas, NBC..